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Synergies between electric vehicles and solar electricity penetrations in Portugal

SESUL – Sustainable Energy Systems at University of Lisbon (PORTUGAL)
IDL – Instituto Dom Luiz, University of Lisbon (PORTUGAL)
IDMEC – Instituto Superior Técnico, Technical University of Lisbon (PORTUGAL)
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World Electr. Veh. J. 2013, 6(4), 1151-1158;
Published: 27 December 2013
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The aim of this research is to evaluate the complementarity between the electric vehicle (EV) penetration and large scale grid integration of solar photovoltaic (PV) in Portugal in the following decades. The Portuguese electricity system in 2050 is simulated with and without EV incorporation. Different EV charging scenarios are considered, allowing the determination of the maximum PV penetration feasible for the different EV charging profiles. Results show that EPIA PV scenarios can only be achieved by mid-day EV charging.
Keywords: solar photovoltaic; grid flexibility; RES penetration solar photovoltaic; grid flexibility; RES penetration
This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited (CC BY 4.0).

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Nunes, P.; Brito, M.C.; Farias, T. Synergies between electric vehicles and solar electricity penetrations in Portugal. World Electr. Veh. J. 2013, 6, 1151-1158.

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